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Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots
Author Index
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Monday's Lesson Tuesday's Lesson
Wednesday's Lesson Thursday's Lessson
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Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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ON MOTHER AND MOTHERLAND

Section Four: FELLOW-FEELING

At this stage one may tend to think, or ask "What is land'?" Now could one serve one's solid, dead land? What does one's country expect from him? A thought-provoking question, indeed! Land is nothing but an irregularly shaped, non-living, insentient, soulless speck of soil of the limitless universe. Of course, it is true externally, but going deep, one finds a greater connotation of the word 'land'.

In clear cut, unambiguous and unmistakable words great seers defined it long back. They proclaimed with full throated graceful voice - "Not a clod of earth shall country make, but men with flesh and blood". People of the land are thus equated with the land they live in. It is how the motherland is defined, shaped and emerged as a sacred object worthy of devotion.

People represent the land they are born in. Love of the country means love of its people. So, if you love them, respect them and serve them, they in turn stand shoulder to shoulder to support you in all your nation-building projects. Your selfless lead will be taken up with boundless enthusiasm worthy of the cause. If you place your country first, and 'self' next, they give their 'life' first, and seek their welfare next. Don't they know that their well-being is bound up with the well-being of the generality of the public among which every one takes his/her seat? They are aware of it and its import too.

 

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Section One: Mother Pg1 
Section One: Mother Pg2
Section Two: Mother Land Pg1
Section Two: Mother Land Pg2
Section Two: Mother Land Pg3
Section Three: Patriotism Pg1
Section Three: Patriotism Pg2
Section Three: Patriotism Pg3
Section Three: Patriotism Pg4
Section Three: Patriotism Pg5
You are Here! Section Four: Fellow Feeling Pg1
Section Four: Fellow Feeling Pg2
Section Four: Fellow Feeling Pg3
Section Four: Fellow Feeling Pg4
Section Four: Fellow Feeling Pg5
Section Four: Fellow Feeling Pg6
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